120 The following Vocabulary contains all the Ahom words which I have been able to- collect. It includes every word in the specimens and list of words, and also those in Hodgson's essay on the aborigines of the North-East Frontier. There are also some others. The roman numerals (I, II, and III) refer to the numbers of the specimens. The arabic numbers following them refer to the lines oi: each specimen. Arabic numerals Hot preceded by a rornan one refer to the numbers in the list of words. Vocables depend- ing solely on the authority of Hodgson are marked with the letter H. ' Sh.J means a, wide ; a-ldng, wide-power, God, 60. a, in d-ndn, that, q, v, ai, suffix of vocative ; jjo-ai, 0 father, I, 2, 18, 24 ; luk~w,t 0 son, I, 50, Always written as if it was ha, ai (Sh. the same), vapour, fog, III, 6, ai, first-born ; $hu-ai, male first-born, I, 33 ; luk"pl-ai, child-year-first-born,. eldest son, I, 41. ai (Sh. the same), shame, disgrace, II, 16. dk (Sh. the same), to go or come out, appear ; rise, arise, 1, 10 ; III, 21 ; outside ; dk mfa to come outside ; II, 14; run dk ma, came out of the house, I, 41. an (Shv the same), a diminutive ending ; tu-dŽ, a boy, 129; young, dnpe-ngd, a young goat, a kid, I, 45. an (Sh. an, to precede), first ; htmyau-dn, saw (me) first, II, 18. an, before, in front (of. an) ; an jkau-mai, before me, 2&S ; mail dn-nd, before thee (nd also means before)s 1, 19, 25 ; fid-dn (why-front), and, 1, 30, 31, 34, 37* 39, 42, 49 ; p<yl-an> and, see $oi, I, 25, 35, 51, 54 an, a saddle, 226, 227. d-ndn (Sh. dn-ndn, Kh, d-ndn), that, II, 7, 15 (dn-ndri); 230, 232, 233, 240. dn-ttdn, see d-ndn, au (Sh. dw), to take, 235; au-dai, to take-possess, to fetch, I, 2; collect, I, 5; Jiaii-au'dai, to fetch and give, I, 2 ; au-Jcin, to take and eat (or drink), I, 6 ; au-rd$-dai, to take-bind-have, to make (me thy servant), I, 20 ; ait-ma, to take and come, to bring, I8 26 ; II, 5 ; au ml, to take a female, to marry, 225 ; khan-shu ..... oM9 to buy, 240 ; sometimes spelt dw, as in Shan, e.g., II, 5. wurcJiw (Sh. dw), an uncle, the younger brother of a father. U, why?, 94; bd-dn (why in front), and, I, 30, 31, 34, 37, 39, 42, 49, 54 ; thong- M (Kh. shang-wd)9 if, 1, 13 ; II, 6, 13 ; tu-ld (Kh. to-wd), but, I, 22 ; II, 16 ; 96 (with tu-M, pr. to-bd, as an alternative spelling). Id (Sh. wd), a fathom, four cubits, III, 8. U (Kh. and Sh. wd), to say ; M, he said, 1, 15, 24 (bo) ; he says, II, 17 ; jdJe-ld, worthy to be called, I, 20 ; jdk Mw (lauyrm Id, am not worthy to be called, I, 25 ; kin (keri)~M-di, very-called-good, that which is, called very good, the best, I, 27; Id-mdn-jau, said to him, I, 37 ; lq-jw> said, I, 50; bd-bdn, said day, on the day referred to, II, 5 ; khau U-kd, they said, II, 15.